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Eat it ….weekly restaurant review

Raw fish usually doesn't tempt me, but I was drawn into Fuji on Exchange Street last Friday night by their weekend special: DJ sushi. A...

Musical “Meanings of Home”

In a year when tensions in the Middle East have literally exploded both here in the United States and in the troubled region itself,...

Question of the week

This question is kind of a double-edged sword. I guess ignores the fact that the country was founded on the genocide of Indians. Martin...

Briefly..

Flu shots arrive The University's allotment of flu shots has arrived. Those interested can get the vaccine on either the Gorham or Portland campus at...

Senate Update

ARAMARK update Director of Campus Dining Services Brian Wiacek and Joe Austin, director of Gorham Student Life updated the Student Senate on food service at...

The Heart of the Matter

All it takes is 15 minutes and a pinprick to find out your cholesterol level, a key step in the prevention of heart disease. Heart...

Health Beat

Set Yourself Free Maybe you are tired of being herded outside whenever you want to smoke. Maybe a good friend has come down with a...

“Monsters” has a heart of gold

As children (and sometimes even as grown-ups) we're afraid of the monsters that linger in our closets and under our beds. We've heard them...

New wave vaudeville

Retro's in these days, but its influence has only been skin deep so far. Hipsters are snatching up Goodwill vintage, but they're listening to...

Destinations

Monday Nov. 12 Stress management. University Counseling Services holds group discussion about stress prevention and reduction. Payson Smith Hall, Portland. 9-10:30 a.m. 780-4050. Nov. 19 Holiday blues. University...

Residential Hall Association meets

The Student Senate is not the only elected board on campus. The Residential Hall Association (RHA) on the Gorham campus is a 14-member group of...

Professor researches Portland’s homeless population

Being homeless hurts enough as it is. But one professor's research revealed that aside from the struggle of life on the streets, the homeless are...

Students and homeless form a unique bond

For over a decade David Wagner has been involved with the poor and homeless. Last summer the social work professor invited people who have experienced...

Satan’s work

To the Editor: As one of the few conservatives on campus, I feel compelled to comment on the evangelist minister who yelled out Bible scripture...

More Greek Issues

To the Editor: I'm writing to address two issues that stem from the recent The Free Press/Greek scandal. First I am amazed at the level this...

A close-knit circle on campus

A few knitters sat among the books exchanging ideas and techniques with each other while listening to jazz artist Thelonious Monk, who himself often...

Suspects not charged by DA

Three students who had been issued summonses for the theft of hundreds of copies of The Free Press will not be charged in court. The...

Bond brings $8 million to USM

The University community breathed a sigh of relief after learning voters approved a bond issue in last week's election that will bring $8 million to USM and $36.7 million to the University of Maine System (UMS). University officials said the money would be used to build a parking garage and a multi-use community education facility.

Police Logs

Saturday, Nov. 3 Three Portland Hall residents reported receiving harassing messages on their answering machines, all of the same nature, and several other complaints have...

MYSTIC STARS

Aries (March 21-April 20) Early this week, a close friend or relative may be critical or socially judgmental. Group events will be draining. Expect others...

SOUTHWORTH PLANETARIUM’S NIGHT SKY GUIDE

Nov. 12 to 18 Celestial highlights: The first few highlights are designed for you pre-dawn sky observers: The waning crescent moon will be 6.7 degrees NNE of...

There is more to Greek than you know

Have you ever sat down and thought about how much your life has really changed in such a short amount of time? Don't you...

The games go on

There are no winners. Everyone at USM lost when 2,500 copies of The Free Press were taken by a few people who were upset about...

Meet Joe Student

What's your name? Donna Mead What year and major are you? A senior, social-behavioral science major. I was a psychology major at first by I thought social...

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